PART IIIThe Triumph of Hopeover Experience

DESPITE THE POPULARITY of the idea of organizational stewardship, the continuing story of most institutions is a celebration of the importance of great leadership, in either its harsher or kindlier forms. Our institutional models are basically patriarchal; it is hard to find partnership on a large scale. Choosing to create our own experiment is walking into an unlit room.

For these reasons and more, the choice for service begins with an act of faith.

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